The Best of McSweeney’s Internet Tendency

The website's daily dose of sharp-witted short stories takes to the printed page in an entertaining new book

A lot has changed online since the literary world’s beloved Dave Eggers began McSweeney’s Internet Tendency 15 years ago. With the current digital climate plagued by frivolous cat videos and impulsive Twitter comments, finding intellectually entertaining humor in the virtual medium is seemingly rare. But Eggers—and his Tendency editors, Chris Monks and John Warner—continue to encourage tongue-in-cheek cultural ruminations through the site’s daily dose of …

It Is Right To Draw Their Fur: Animal Renderings

Dave Eggers' clever new book of drawings

Dave Eggers, author and founder of the indie publishing house McSweeney’s recently unveiled yet another creative talent: the knack for drawing. His oversized “It Is Right to Draw Their Fur: Animal Renderings” arrives in McSweeney’s book release club members’ mailboxes this week and his first collection of drawings. Packaged in a delightful cardboard portfolio, it consists of 26 posters on heavy and regular stock in …

Wholphin

McSweeneys' media empire continues to expand, this time into the world of moving pictures with the launch of Wholphin, a quarterly DVD magazine. Named after the offspring of a Whale and a Dolphin, the premiere issue's bold-type lineup includes an Al Gore profile by Spike Jones, Miranda July and Miguel Arteta's pre-You And Me and Everyone We Know short, called Are You the Favorite Person …